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Adjunct-Instructor, Cultural Anthropology

Raritan Valley Community College
East Millstone, New Jersey
Closing date
Apr 18, 2024

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Position Type
Research Scientist / Analyst
Cultural Anthropology
Full Time
Organization Type
Adjunct-Instructor, Cultural Anthropology Category: Adjunct-Part Time - Humanities, Social Sci, Education Subscribe: Department: HSSE Locations: Somerset, NJ Posted: Jun 8, 2023 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Per Diem Position ID: 163305 Share
About Raritan Valley Community College:

Ranked by and as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory, a 1,000-seat Theatre, an Honors College for high achieving students and much more.

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, professional development, and adult and youth personal enrichment courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit

Job Description:

Raritan Valley Community College is currently seeking Adjunct Instructors-Cultural Anthropology to work part-time in our Humanities, Social Sciences & Education Department for the 2023-2024 academic year and beyond.

Traditionally understood as the discipline that seeks to "make the strange familiar and the familiar strange," anthropologists' study human lives in order to make sense of a number of relationships: between the individual and society, structure and agency, and between ideas about the universal and the particular. This course is meant to introduce students to the field of anthropology by focusing on essential topics in cultural anthropology. It covers a broad range of topics and concepts seen as foundational to human experience such as religion, kinship, language, and social stratification. This course explores how culture operates in our daily lives and gives rise to difference, grounds similarity, and changes throughout time and space.

Positions are located on the Main RVCC Campus.


Master's Degree in related field is required.

Two years teaching experience is required; college level preferred.

Additional Information:

Please submit a resume and upload transcripts by June 30th for consideration.

Application Instructions:

As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

RVCC's starting rate and rank are commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.

For consideration of the above position, please submit your cover letter, resume and an unofficial transcript online, by clicking the "apply now" button. We regret that we are unable to respond to each and every resume received. Only those candidates of interest will be contacted directly.

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